Kashmiri

Conjugate Verbs

Facts

  • Language: Kashmiri
  • Alternate names: KESHUR, KASCHEMIRI, CASHMIRI, CASHMEEREE, KACMIRI
  • Language code: kas
  • Language family: Indo-European, Indo-Iranian, Indo-Aryan, Northwestern zone, Dardic, Kashmiri
  • Number of speakers: 4511000
  • Script:

Introduction

Bilingualism in Urdu, English. Literature can be traced to the 1400s, and poetry is important. Not used in primary education. National language. Grammar. SVO. Literacy rate in second language: Men 36.29%, women 15.88%; rural 21.63%, urban 45.56% (1981 census). Another source: Kashmiri 5%, Urdu 5%. Persian-based script. Mountain slope, valleys. Agriculturalists: rice, wheat, maize; craftsmen (weaving, carpets, carving, furniture, papier mache). 6,000 feet. Muslim, Christian. Bible 1899, out of print.

The verb

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